Cathedral Appointments

Cathedral Appointments

The Dean and Chapter have great pleasure in announcing the following recent appointments to be made within the Cathedral community:

Mr Richard Oldfield is to be made Seneschal, in succession to Lord Kingsdown.

The office of Seneschal is an historic one and the holder, the senior Lay member of the Cathedral community, gives financial and secular counsel and advice to the Chapter on matters affecting the Cathedral Church.

Richard is also a Cathedral Trustee, Chairman of the Cathedral Council and Chairman of the Cathedral’s Development Committee. Richard will be formally installed at evensong on Sunday 6 July.

Janice Reid

Mrs Janice Reid is to be a Lay Member of Chapter, in succession to Professor Michael Wright who will resign from his appointment at the end of July.

Janice is a member of the Cathedral community, and a former member of staff of King’s School. Janice will be formally installed at evensong on Sunday 7 September.

We are very pleased to welcome both appointees to their new roles.